Alyssa Hollingsworth

20 Tests for Your Next Travel Companion

Anyone who travels frequently can tell you that a travel companion can make or break a trip. If they’re good, the trip will be amazing. And if they’re not … well, it might get rough. To help you choose wisely, here’s a vetting process to put your next prospect through.

So You Want to Fly Space-Available on a Military Hop?

As a child of the Navy (with half my relatives in the Navy or other armed forces), I spent a lot of my time on bases growing up. When my father was on active duty, our family of five seized the chance to fly Space-A several times.

The 20 Stages of Flight Delay Trauma

Some might think that the five stages of grief would apply to flight delay, but it is not so. No, I require fully 20 stages for this rollercoaster of a ride.

20 Discoveries You Make When You Study Abroad

Studying abroad during my undergraduate years was definitely one of the highlights of my college career. But no matter where you study, there are some universal realities you’ll discover.

25 Americans You’ll Meet Abroad

Wherever you’re from and wherever you’re going, you’ll quickly find a common trend: American tourists are very, ah … noticeable. Here are 25 Americans you’ll come across in your travels.

30 Pictures of America That Will Make You Want to Hit the Road

America is big. It’s a thing my international friends constantly remark when they’re visiting, but often it’s taken for granted as I move about my daily life. These pictures make it impossible to ignore. America isn’t just big, it’s enormous. So grab your keys and let’s take a look at just how crazy our beautiful,...

20 Historic Sites in Virginia

As one of the first colonies in America and the stomping ground of a couple wars, Virginia has plenty to offer the budding historian. So pull on your tricorne hat or Civil War jacket and let’s take a look at Virginia’s historical sites!